Marlin Leadership:

A Message From the President of Marlin Steel Wire Products, Drew Greenblatt:

We are passionate about Manufacturing. It creates a strong middle class. At Marlin Steel, we only build in the USA and we value our employees. We are most proud of our safety record.

Our secret is Quality, Engineered, Quick®! We are growing rapidly because we are dedicated to solving engineering challenges. We make the Highest Quality Parts with Innovative Engineering and we Ship Quickly.

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Drew Greenblatt meeting with President Trump in the Roosevelt Room.Drew Greenblatt meeting with President Trump in the Roosevelt Room.

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The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) created a video in tribute to the incredible work and passion Drew Greenblatt has for the manufacturing industry and Marlin Steel Wire.

NAM President and CEO Jay TimmonsNAM President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered his 2021 State of Manufacturing Address at the Marlin Steel Facility

Power 30 HealthcareMarlin Steel is proud to lead the Maryland Community in being recognized in the Daily Record's "Power 30". With 20% of Marlin Steel staff as degreed engineers and many of our products under patent, we are extremely nimble and quick in getting our products into our customers hands. Quality Engineered Quick®

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Speaker of the House Ryan and Drew Greenblatt

Secretary Geithner and Dr. Greenblatt

Secretary Geithner and Dr Marshal Greenblatt

Comments About Our Leadership

Letter from U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Small Business

Drew created a state-of-the art, highly successful business manufacturing custom industrial baskets, shelves and hooks from the small bagel basket company in Baltimore that he bought in 1998. Today, his products are exported to approximately 25 countries worldwide and support a growing number of good-paying, high-skilled jobs. Drew's extraordinary energy, expertise and leadership on the National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) Executive Committee have been tremendously valuable in our efforts to make the United States the best country in the world to manufacture, to innovate and to create jobs.

Jay Timmons
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce congratulates Drew Greenblatt, President of Marlin Steel, for being recognized as one of Maryland's International Business Leaders by the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore, MD. Marlin Steel exports to over 20 countries and Mr. Greenblatt understands the importance of international trade and the impact it can have on small business. Last April, Drew testified on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce before the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee on Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth. He explained: "America cannot have a growing economy or lift the wages and incomes of our citizens unless we continue to reach beyond our borders and sell products, agricultural goods, and services. After all, 95% of the world's population lives outside the United States. We want to sell to them." Drew's leadership on the importance of international trade is recognized by the business community and he is a very deserving recipient of the International Business Leaders award.

Stefanie Westerman
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Drew Greenblatt and Marlin Steel Wire Products represent the future of Next Generation Maryland Manufacturing. Embracing high tech, high skills, and sophisticated manufacturing practices, Marlin is a "show case" of success. Drew is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) He has led RMI to a new level on significance. He is a great friend and a passionate and effective leader.

Dr. Mike Galiazzo
President - Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland

Your business is a model of success in our state, and I look forward to working with you on ways to export that success to business leaders and entrepreneurs all over the country. Thank you for your continued innovation and dedication to creating American jobs.”

Benjamin Cardin
United States Senator

As a fellow member and past president of the Wire Fabricators Association, Drew Greenblatt has been a consistent and highly regarded leader within our industry group. Drew always brings a high level of energy to every discussion and he is rich with ideas. He is a fun guy to be around and I look forward to seeing him at our industry group functions. I know Drew is very committed to manufacturing American made products and to protection of intellectual property rights. He is fair minded but absolutely not afraid to compete. I've always been impressed with the way he has been able to grow his business and with the shear sense of hustle and urgency that he always seems to exhibit with his business. We are glad that I don't have to compete against him!

Steven Rollins
President and Chief Executive Officer - Nashville Wire Products

Drew Greenblatt and his company, Marlin Steel Wire Products, have been very active in the Wire Fabricators Association for quite some time. Drew has sponsored many companies for membership in our organization and has motivated others to do the same. He is a man of his convictions and always proves that there is a better way to do things; status quo is simply not acceptable. During his presidency, Drew implemented numerous member services that did nothing but make our organization stronger. He continually thinks outside the box and always offers suggestions to raise the bar for our organization and our member companies. He is a team player and works hard to not only increase the respect and visibility for his company, but for other wire fabricating companies, the Wire Fabricators Association and the industry as a whole. I can think of no other company or individual more deserving of this honor.

Roseanne M. Hoban
Executive Director - Wire Fabricators Association

As a successful entrepreneur, Drew Greenblatt understands that the ability to pivot to meet changing circumstances is key to success. Greenblatt is the president of Marlin Steel, a manufacturer of steel wire baskets and sheet metal fabrication. He is enthusiastic about the significant role that Tulane has played in his success. “I had a phenomenal experience at Tulane University.”

Greenblatt graduated with an MBA from the A. B. Freeman School of Business in 1991 and, using expertise he gained at Tulane, wrote a business plan for a security company that he wanted to buy. He then reached out to the Tulane alumni network, and a bank where a Tulane alumnus was the commercial lending officer lent him the money he needed to purchase the company. In less than three years, Greenblatt tripled the company’s revenue, and sold it for five and a half times what he paid.

Mary Sparacello
Tulane University


Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is an Executive Board Member of National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
Chairman of the Small and Medium Sized Manufacturers and Executive Board Member - NAM
(National Association of Manufacturers) Former Board Member, currently an Executive Board Member and Chairman of the Small Business Tax Policy Task Force. NAM is the largest association of manufacturers in the United States; dedicated to the interests of the manufacturers of America. 

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt serves on the board of RMI - Regional Manufacturing Institute
Chairman Emeritus - RMI
(Regional Manufacturing Institute)
Represents manufacturers in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. RMI is unique in that it has representatives of Business, Government, Education, Labor and the community serving on the Board of Directors. 

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is a member of the Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness
Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness Member. 

National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAFJI)
Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus - National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation. 

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt serves on the board of the Wire Fabricators Association (WFA)
Former President and Board member of the Wire Fabricators Association. 
Served as President for 2 years and on the board of the Wire Fabricators Association. 

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is an advisory board member of the GIAC - Governor's International Advisory CouncilGIAC - Governor's International Advisory Council
 Former Vice Chairman 

World Trade Center Institute proudly announces the winners of Maryland's 2011 International Business Leadership Awards
World Trade Center Institute - Leadership Award Winners Are…

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt serves on the board of the Wire Fabricators Association (WFA)
Wire Fabricators Association
Former President. The only association representing all wire fabricators in North America; dedicated to improving operations and quality. 

Marlin Steel supports the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund
Greenblatt Education Fund
Board Member 1988 to Present, established by my family and me to honor the excellence of teachers and students in Montgomery County, Maryland. One of our honorees, Ms. Kimberly Oliver, in 2005 became the National Teacher of the Year in 2006 and was honored at the White House in April 2006. 

2010 Marian Greenblatt education fund awards.
2009 Four MCPS Educators Win Marian Greenblatt Teaching Awards.

Speaker at NAFTA seminar - October 23rd in Baltimore.

Maryland International Advisory Board
Appointed by Governer O'Malley.

National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAFJI)
Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is on the Advisory Board of the 
National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAFJI).

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt Guest Lecturer - Johns Hopkins University
Guest Lecturer  Johns Hopkins University.

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt Guest Lecturer - Loyola University
Guest Lecturer  Loyola University.

Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt Guest Lecturer - Metal Power Industries Federation
Guest Lecturer  Metal Power Industries Federation.

A Little About Marlin Steel

logoMarlin Steel manufactures materials handling and cleaning baskets, sheet metal fabrications, wire forms, and machined products for aerospace, automotive, medical, pharmaceutical, industrial, and military applications. Growing seven years in a row despite the recession, Marlin's execution of Quality Engineered Quick® - is leading the company to success. What does QEQ mean? 

Quality: Marlin Steel (ISO 9001:2015) focuses on quality. Over $3 Million worth of new robots and automation investments have enabled Marlin Steel's team to make more precise parts. Marlin Steel's USA-made punch and USA-made laser hold tolerances of +/- 0.004" (0.1mm) and its Press Brake has tolerances of +/- 10 Microns! Check fixtures for each project ensure quality is built into every step. 

Engineering: Marlin Steel's secret sauce is engineering. 20% of Marlin Steel's team are degreed mechanical engineers. Their innovative concepts:

  • Improve Throughput.
  • Reduce Scrap.
  • Reduce Material Handling.
  • Articulate Parts for Easy Retrieval.
  • RFID Enabled.
  • Barcode Enabled.

Quick: Shipping quickly is critical when factories run at email pace. Shipping 4,500 custom baskets six business days after receiving the order is standard fare for Marlin Steel. Fast delivery enables nimble US factories to meet challenging client demands. 

It is not just speed: 2,000+ days of operations without a safety problem is a tribute to the positive safety culture at Marlin Steel. Marlin Steel makes everything in the USA and exports to 36 countries. Marlin is proud to be part of the Manufacturing Renaissance sweeping the USA. Everyone at Marlin Steel is proud to say "made in the USA." 

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